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  • BA (Hons) in Community & Social Care: Policy & Practice

    Adults (18+)

    Our Community & Social Care Degree develops a wider understanding of why society behaves in the way it does towards participants of social care, and what can be done to address this by the individual, communities and the state. This qualification is validated by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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  • BA (Hons) in Community and Social Care: Policy & Practice (Foundation Entry)

    Adults (18+)

    This Foundation Entry course aims to explore the contribution made by a range of disciplines to the study of social work, social welfare, social care, early years provision and other forms of community based practice. Ideas are explored from the fields of Sociology, Social Policy, Politics, Human Growth and Development and Social Welfare. No prior knowledge of these areas is expected.

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  • Biology A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Biology is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as populations and environmental biology and mechanisms used to control processes in cells and organisms. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Biochemistry and Biological Sciences.

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  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology & Criminology

    Adults (18+)

    The combination of Psychology and Criminology offers a fascinating and complementary programme of study. Through this degree, you will be provided with: the opportunity to learn about factors influencing human experience and behaviour; an introduction to criminological theories and the nature of crime in society; and an understanding of crime and criminal behaviour from a number of different perspectives. This qualification is validated by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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  • BTEC Level 3 Engineering

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will be encouraged to advance your engineering skills set through study of mechanics, electronics, materials science, mathematics and computer aided design (CAD). Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress into Higher Education or employment in the engineering sector.

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  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Adults (18+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    An Apprenticeship in Business Administration provides both the company and employee with a sound structure through which to operate all of their functions. In today’s society the pace is fast and employees need to work more efficiently and effectively to help support the smooth operation of a business.

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  • Business and Administration Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Adults (18+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    An Apprenticeship in Business Administration provides both the company and employee with a sound structure through which to operate all of their functions. In today’s society the pace is fast and employees need to work more efficiently and effectively to help support the smooth operation of a business.

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  • Business BTEC Level 2

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Enterprise in the Business World, Finance, Marketing and Team Building in Business.  Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 Extended Diploma in Business.

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  • Business BTEC Level 3

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Project Management and Leadership Skills.  Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in the business sector.

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  • Business Studies A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Business Studies is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study Business in a variety of contexts. Many students who enjoy, and successfully complete, this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Business Studies and related degrees.

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  • Caring for Children BTEC Level 1

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop your understanding of topics such as keeping children safe and developing communication skills with young children. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course, progress onto the L2 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

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  • Catering Level 2 Apprenticeship - Commis Chef

    Adults (18+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    This course enables Apprentices to gain a qualification that relates directly to the hospitality industry. The dynamics of the course means that the Apprentice can gain professional skills in a variety of kitchen areas. The variety of units allows the qualification to be tailor-made to suit the Apprentice and employer. The Level 3 course provides experience of Professional Cookery at a supervisory level, together with a qualification directly suited to the catering and hospitality industry.

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  • Certificate in Education & PGCE (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education)

    Adults (18+)

    Our programmes are validated by the University of Central Lancashire and offer a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of teaching theory and practice. The courses are ideal if you are looking to start a career in teaching or already work as a teacher but do not have a teaching qualification. You may also be able to undertake your teaching practice at Runshaw College.

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  • Chef Diploma & Food and Beverage Services Level 2

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of food preparation and cooking and food and beverage service. You will gain work experience externally and also in the College’s award winning Foxholes restaurant. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete their City and Guilds L2 Food and Beverage qualification progress onto the L2 Chef Diploma or employment in the hospitality industry.

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  • Chemistry A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Chemistry is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Chemical Engineering

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